Recto: Study of a recumbent male figure
Verso: Study of arms

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Study of a recumbent male figure Verso: Study of arms

  • Artist/maker

    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1521 - 1524
  • Material and technique

    recto: Black chalk on off-white paper
    Verso: Red chalk with touches of black chalk

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 25.8 x 33.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by a Body of Subscribers, 1846.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1846.55

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Further reading

Carmen Bambach, Claire Barry, Francesco Caglioti, Caroline Elam, Marcella Morangiu, Mauro Mussolin, Michelangelo: Divine draftsman and designer (New York, Metropolitan Museum, 2017), p. 120 no. 92

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 309

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford, 1980), App.2.309

Joannides, Paul, The Drawings of Michelangelo and His Followers in the Ashmolean Museum (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 27

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